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What Could a Justice Kavanaugh Mean for the Environment? That story and more on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 06:52
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Biological soil crusts are an enigmatic sight on the Colorado Plateau. In this show, we explore what biocrusts are doing out in the desert. We spea...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 26:41
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Water can be a formidable force in the desert. From carving canyons to cutting arroyos, water has the power to form the landscapes around us. Today...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 22:03
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There are many efforts going on within national park to restore degraded ecosystems. From using biological controls, to weeding and seeding, to ant...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 27:05
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What were mammals like when dinosaurs roamed the earth? We explore the fascinating world of mammals living at the time of dinosaurs with Dr. Brian ...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 29:02
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A show about seeds waiting in the desert soil with Dr. Akasha Faist. We find out kind of seeds are there, what they need to germinate, and how scie...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 25:10
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The desert both breathes out and pulls in carbon to and from the atmosphere. Here we talk with Dr. Anthony Darrouzet-Nardi about that process by ex...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 27:28
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As both the fire season and the amount of fire continue to increase in the Southwest, researchers and managers are working to figure out the best w...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 25:34
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New research shows that salamanders are more adaptable to warming temperatures than was thought.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Aerial view of some of the fish-salting tanks (cetaria) in the ancient Roman city of Baelo Claudia, near today's Tarifa in Spain. , Credit: D. Bernal-Casasola, University of Cadiz
Whales used the Mediterranean as breeding grounds during ancient Roman times.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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My Catalina Sky Survey teammate Greg Leonard knew he had bagged his third comet when he spotted an unknown fuzzy object with a broad tail moving th...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Western Lake Erie in September 2017 , Credit: Elizabeth Miller/ideastream
The annual algae bloom forecast for western Lake Erie is out and scientists predict a significant bloom.

Bought by WCMU, WKSU, and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: :48
  • Purchases: 3
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Did you know that organic farming methods could help mitigate climate change, reduce pollution and improve the nutritional quality of our diets? J...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Our "Legacy Tour" starts next month, as we hit the road with sounds, science and surprises. If you're interesting in hosting a celebratory event, ...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 39:59
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There are more than twice as many suicides as murders in the U.S., but suicide attracts far less scrutiny. Freakonomics Radio digs through the numb...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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Recently, my newest Catalina Sky Survey Teammate, Hannes Groeller, had an excellent training night, working with Greg Leonard, on our 60 inch teles...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on food choices for...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 48:48
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HOUR ONE: "Worshiping Waterfalls" - Jane Goodall has seen chimpanzees stop at a roaring waterfall and bristle with excitement. Are they having spir...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein discussed the history of hormones.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 17:52
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Forget to get your tare, and you might shed a tear. This is Episode 69 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, o...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:31
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The Living Well Show presents Arthur Firstenberg. Mr. Firstenberg is the author of The Invisible Rainbow- A History of Electricity and Life. Mr. Fi...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The Living Well Show presents Dr. Philip J. Landrigan. Dr. Landrigan is a pediatrician and a specialist in preventive medicine and environmental he...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: All bugs are just dust in the wind - An unbelievable collection of data gathered by the entomological society in Krefeld shows that ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst learns how to use a sextant in the ISS cupola., Credit: NASA
Sextants have helped sailors find their way across oceans for centuries. Now one is onboard the International Space Station so that astronauts can ...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KRZA, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7